TITLE

Al-Jazeera opens up

AUTHOR(S)
Jaafar, Al
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Daily Variety;6/23/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 59, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on developments concerning mass media in Iran as of June 23, 2006. Iran has lifted its ban on Arab satellite broadcaster Al-Jazeera, which reopened its Tehran bureau in the week of June 23, 2006. The Arab satcaster was banned in 2005 after being accused of fueling ethnic tensions with its coverage. The country has banned the Economist magazine for using the term "the Gulf" instead of Iran's preferred Persian Gulf.
ACCESSION #
21333646

 

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